Dell Laptops

Dell Laptops

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About Dell Laptops

Dell was founded in the early 1980s and was a pioneer in the home computer and technology industry. It has been a leader in high-tech computers, monitors, workstations, tablets, printers and laptops for decades.

Pros & Cons


  • High-end features available
  • Multiple price points
  • Wide range of models


  • Heavier than some other laptops
  • Budget laptops can break easily

Bottom Line

Dell is a worldwide leader in computers, monitors, systems, laptops, printers and innovative technology. It offers a wide range of stylish laptops perfect for school, home and business.

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I have had Dell forever. They are very sturdy and you can trust them. My kids dropped them several times and they keep working. For college students they are a plus because come i...

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This has been a very good laptop. Good battery life, and great features. I would buy one again. I went from a desktop computer to this laptop, and never looked back. this is a lap...

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What is Dell?

Dell offers laptops for work and home, and its products include features that are important to students, fast-paced professionals and entrepreneurs. Some of the most popular laptops are:

  • Dell XPS 13: This 2.8-pound laptop has an extended battery life and an attractive and sleek exterior frame. The screen is close to borderless, which adds flair to the design. It has a large screen, comfortable keyboard and 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor
  • Dell XPS 15: This 4.5-pound laptop has an industrial design and high-level graphics performance. The keys and touchpad are larger than most other models, and it has a four-border InfinityEdge bezel on the screen.
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3000: This 4.96-pound laptop can replace many people’s desktop computers. It’s bulkier and heavier than some other laptops, but it offers a strong build, 6 GB of memory and an eight-hour battery. For the price (around $329), it is a solid laptop with basic features and a sleek design
  • Alienware M17: This 5.8-pound laptop is great for gaming because it features a ninth-generation Intel Core processor and DDR4 RAM. It comes in a variety of configurations that meet the needs of the serious gamer. While the battery life only lasts an average of 2½ hours for moderate gaming use, the slim design, dark colors and high-resolution display are added perks. This gaming computer starts at $1,349.99, and customized laptops can cost up to $4,229.99

How do Dell laptops work?

Dell laptops range from budget desktop replacement computers to sleek and innovative gaming PCs. Dell’s expansive line of computers lets you pick and choose the features that are important to you.

  • Memory: Dell laptops come with many different memory options, ranging from 4 GB of RAM to 64 GB.
  • Storage: Storage drive sizes range from 500 GB to 2 TB and up.
  • Operating system: Dell laptops come with four different operating system options: Windows 10, Linux Ubuntu, Chrome and Chrome Enterprise Upgrade.
  • Display: Screen sizes range from 11 inches to 17 inches. There are touch screen and non-touch screen options. You can also choose the display resolution that works best for your eyes, ranging from HD and HD+ to Full HD, Full HD+, 4K and UHD+.
  • Processor: Dell laptops use seventh generation Intel Core to 10th generation Intel Core processors.
  • Life span: The average life span of a Dell laptop is three to five years.

Dell laptops prices

Dell laptops offer innovative, streamlined computers made for work, personal use and school. The most budget-friendly Dell laptops average around $350 to $400, while premium models, such as the Dell Alienware M15, can retail for over $2,000.

Consumers who want the style and functionality of a Dell laptop without paying retail prices can purchase refurbished laptops, desktops, monitors and servers at the online Dell Outlet. These refurbished laptops are 15% less than new computers and have the same impressive specs.

Dell also offers a price-match guarantee. If you find a lower-priced (and similarly configured) computer, tablet or monitor advertised online, Dell matches the price. It doesn't matter if it is from Dell, HP, Lenovo or Apple — Dell will match it.

Here are some of the most popular Dell laptops and the average cost at the time of publishing:

Dell XPS 13$1,149
Dell XPS 15$1,299
Dell Inspiron 15 3000$229
Dell Precision 5750 Mobile Workstation$1,879
Alienware M17$1,599

Dell laptops FAQ

Where are Dell laptops made?

Dell computers are made in factories all across the world, including Ireland, Brazil, China, Malaysia and the U.S.

Are Dell laptops good for gaming?

Dell has specific laptops that are geared toward gamers. Dell computers aren’t specifically gaming computers, but its Alienware brand is a popular choice for gamers looking for power and speed.

Do Dell laptops come with Microsoft Office?

Yes. Most Dell laptops are equipped with a basic version of Office named Starter and can be upgraded to a more advanced version of Microsoft Office.

Are Dell laptops reliable?

Yes. Dell laptops are reliable, made of high-quality materials and have long battery life. They’ve been a trusted tool for students, business owners, bloggers and entrepreneurs for decades.

Are Dell laptops good?

Yes. Dell laptops are high-quality computers with strong batteries, sleek designs, high-end internal hardware and a variety of extras that make them a convenient tool for work or business. Dell laptops are sleek and portable, and there are many models to choose from to suit your needs and budget.

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Original review: May 2, 2023

I paid $4000 for this Alienware laptop. The latest Windows update has bricked the onboard keyboard. If bought a Chromebook, I might expect this to happen. I don't expect this to happen to a high-end laptop. That's why I pay the money for this machine. I also paid for support. The support that I got is no more than I can do for myself. Don't buy Alienware. It's not what it used to be.

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Original review: April 21, 2023

Received a quote on Thursday by email and tried to place order next day on Friday. Was told the quote expired and the new price is an extra $300.00!!...Their voice mail system makes the customer jump through endless hoops to connect with a rep. Doing business with them is a real stressor!

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    Original review: March 22, 2023

    The Inspiron 14-5425 looks good. They have such terrible software problems with their Internet connectivity app. It keeps failing. We went to another computer, downloaded the app onto a flash drive, installed it on the laptop and it worked for about five minutes. It took hours to do this and hours of waiting for a call back. This is stupid. It is less than one week old and I am sending it back today. Seems like the company is falling apart.

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    Original review: March 16, 2023

    I bought one laptop last year. In Dec or Jan 2023, it developed snags like going to sleep automatically even when it was set to "Never go to sleep". While laptop was still under warranty I requested for an engineer's visit and they tried to resolve the issue on WhatsApp chat only and took more than a month (they are still figuring out the main issue on WhatsApp only ;-) ) and it resulted in warranty period expiry. When confronted they don't want to listen our issue and are not ready to send an engineer to visit my place!! They asked me to try different steps and diagnostic tests which never helped. This is really frustrating... and I can now say that I am NEVER going to buy any Dell product in future and will ask my students as well not to buy any DELL products!! Very Very bad product and very very bad customer support!!

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    Original review: March 10, 2023

    I ordered a laptop. They charged my card. It went out for shipping. They called it back to their warehouse. They kept my money. They will not respond to any of my inquiries. And I had to go to American Express and file a complaint. These are not people. These are machines and they do not care.

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    Original review: March 2, 2023

    Brand new laptop having software issue. Several Calls to customer support, hours of my time, no callbacks when instructed they would call back. Finally spoke to someone who instructed me that they cannot help with the software they installed on the laptop but would transfer me to their software department where I could PAY someone to try to fix the issue. Stay away from Dell. Selling Inadequate devices with no backup.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 28, 2023

    Ordered a $6,000 laptop from Dell Premier - after two months of being told that the laptop was "delayed due toa minor part shortage but will DEFINITELY be arriving", Dell cancelled the order. This was for resale. I had to tell my client that the laptop would not be coming after waiting for two months. I reached out to dell and they refused to make it right, claiming that the laptop went EOL and that isn't their fault, they quoted a replacement that was a lower quality laptop AND asked for $600 MORE than what was originally paid. This is not the first time Dell has kept EOL items up for purchase on the website, you can’t sell something that is not actually available then take two months to tell the customer that. Take your EOL items down from your site. And if you won't do that, then you need to take responsibility for your mistakes and not pin this on the consumer just to make a few extra bucks.

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    Original review: Jan. 18, 2023

    I bought a Dell Inspiron 2 in 1 FHD laptop, 16 inch, brand new. Initially got a quote from Dell that included the laptop, McAfee protection, Office Home and Student 2021 & their really expensive customer service. By the time I got back to them, prices had increased. Fair enough, so I didn't buy. Then the same sales rep. from - contact center India, called me back telling me they will sell me the computer on the previous quote. I was happy, but I was kind of suspicious, but he assured me all is okay. In the invoice, I got from them after the purchase, the Home and Office was listed as installed, but no price was mentioned. The sales rep I talked to who had given the quote, did not send the price breakdown, just the total amount with this Office version included as well.

    I was fine, as long as it is listed as included and the total price is what was quoted to me with this Office Suite included. So, I get the laptop without the Office installed & Customer support spends an hour on my computer and still can't install Office! They have a thing called the Digital Locker where all your software details are stored. Even there, there was no Product key. Dell blamed Microsoft that their digital orders are an issue with some computers. Well, then Dell should have checked that it was installed on my laptop or ensured that the product key was on the Digital Locker. They tell me to give them 24-48 hours to check on this, resolve this issue, and install Office. Really? This coming from a computer company? I mean how long does it take to install Office once you buy it?

    If I bought Office online right now, it would take me few minutes to install it with their product key. I realized this was going to be a vicious circle. I decided to return this new laptop. Who knows what more issues I'll have to face. I mean I was ready to start working on my new laptop considering Office was installed. I have returned the laptop, they sent me the return label and everything for FedEx. Now let's wait and see what happens. I will only have satisfaction once all my money is refunded. I don't trust them after what happened and after reading all the reviews here.

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    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Dec. 23, 2022

    I have purchased Dell laptop that too for 60k and it's completely waste of money. Laptop is heating too many time and that too from different parts, sometime adapter is heating, sometime center part of keyboard, left side, right side of keyboard heating too much. Please don't buy Vostro 3510 from Dell. Even bezel is also come out sometime their mechanical design is also not qualitative..

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Nov. 30, 2022

    Bought a laptop and it was defective. Dell sent me replacement twice and all had the same defects. Wasted almost 2 months trying to get this replacement and lost over $800 for taking days off from work for Dell to come collect the laptops. All calls are diverted to India and they don't care about our time spent and the losses we have. The customer support supervisor at Dell (Thomas ** from Bangalore Dell office) was very rude and wanted me to go to Consumer court or take it legally. Dell has the worst customer service. They are not worried about customers. A huge loss for me after being a loyal customer to Dell for 22 years.

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    Dell Laptops
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    United States